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Evening Childcare Worker

Hours: Part Time-Monday through Thursday 4pm-9pm; Friday 3pm-6pm (23 hours weekly)

Direct Service Responsibilities

  • Provide nurturing, compassionate, educational and supportive care to children in the playroom
  • Help to ensure the children’s daily needs are met while in care such as feeding, diapering, assessing health needs, emotional support and play
  • Serve as an advocate to all children who enter the program by assessing their physical, social and mental needs.
  • Plan and facilitate activities for children of all ages (primarily babies, toddlers and pre-school age children)
  • Communicate verbally and written with both staff and the mom’s about the progress of the children
  • Cooperate and work as a team member with children’s department staff to ensure the best possible outcomes for the children in the program
  • Carry out other necessary duties at the shelter and Annie’s House as needed when the number of children is low
  • Maintain the cleanliness and organization of the playroom and ensure it is stocked appropriately at all times
  • Ensure the playroom setting is warm, comfortable and inviting for the families.  Keep up with seasonal décor and ensure the setting is visually appealing and stimulating for the children

Administrative

  • Make recommendations on improving and strengthening the children’s program to better meet the needs of the clients.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of the Child and Adolescent Program.
  • Attend training as necessary to maintain accurate and adequate knowledge in the field of childcare and domestic violence
  • Attend supervision with immediate supervisor bi-weekly
  • Develop knowledgeable overview of agency’s operation and various programs-and how they work together.

Fundamental Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities Required

  • Related experience preferred to include work with children in a daycare or other related setting. Some knowledge of domestic violence is preferred but not required
  • Bilingual-Spanish and English preferred but not required
  • High School Diploma or High School Equivalency
  • Demonstrates experience with and sensitivity to varying cultural, ethnic, and social backgrounds, values, and attitudes
  • Acceptance of agency philosophies regarding domestic violence, internal conflict resolutions, and how decisions are made.
  • Ability to function as a team player
  • CPR Certification/First Aid strongly preferred
  • Ability to routinely lift children, move furniture in an early childhood classroom and sustain long hours of active work

Qualified individuals please send cover letter and resume to resume@genesisshelter.org.